him: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (him), [key]
— pron.
  1. the objective case of he, used as a direct or indirect object: I'll see him tomorrow. Give him the message.
  2. (used instead of the pronoun he in the predicate after the verb to be): It's him. It isn't him.
  3. (used instead of the pronoun his before a gerund): We were surprised by him wanting to leave.
  1. a male: Is the new baby a her or a him?


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. His Imperial Majesty; Her Imperial Majesty.
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